Pick n Pay partners with Fortress to establish inland distribution site in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – South African retail chain, Pick n Pay, has entered into an agreement with real estate investment company, Fortress, to establish one of the massive logistics centres in the country. The project will be undertaken at Fortress’s flagship premium-grade Eastport Logistics Park, close to ORT Airport in Gauteng, to cover 36 hectares of state-of-the art infrastructure. Pieter Boon, CEO of Pick N Pay indicated that the investment in the new inland distribution centre will give the company a competitive advantage. “Fortress’s Eastport facility will help us deliver key…

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Hapag-Lloyd offers better connectivity between East Africa, Asia with launch of new westbound voyage service EAS3

EAST AFRICA – Hapag-Lloyd, a German shipping company mainly transporting agricultural goods out of Africa is set to launch a new service in East Africa dubbed East Africa Service 3 (EAS3).  The new service featuring Seven 2,800 TEU vessels is aimed to offer better connectivity between Asia and the East Africa region. According to the logistic company EAS3 will arrive for the first time in Kenya and Tanzania and offer direct weekly sailings to and from China and South-East Asia. In addition, it will leverage on Hapag-Lloyd’s global network via…

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